Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

24 hours cancelation policy - If not canceled 24 hours in advance, the first night of the stay will be charged

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

NOW FULLY AIR CONDITIONED and climate controlled private rooms and dorms set in a spacious villa with high ceilings and large open areas, when you arrive at Vivo Escondido you step into the ultimate holiday home by the beach. We welcome you with open arms and friendly smiles to join our little family and explore the beauty and magic of Puerto Escondido. Laze in the hammocks or practice yoga on the roof terrace, as the breeze from the ocean washes over you. Play a round of table tennis, have a beer by the pool, watch the sunset from the rooftop, cook your favourite meals in our fully equipped kitchen or just explore all the different art and murals covering our walls. We provide the perfect setting to interact with other guests and make friends for life.

We are close to the best swimming beaches of Puerto Escondido and a 5 minute walk from the beginner/intermediate break at Playa Carrizalillo. As well as homemade breakfast, you can enjoy great restaurants nearby ranging from Middle Eastern cuisine to seafood straight from the ocean, to pizza and even sushi. Come with an open mind and you will leave with a full heart, new friends, and a promise to return to your home away from home.

Breakfast included.
Reception opened from 7am to 11pm.
Please let us know if you will arrive before 7am or after 11pm so that we can welcome you. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.3

  • Location 9.5

  • Staff 9.2

  • Atmosphere 9.1

  • Cleanliness 9.0

  • Facilities 9.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    02 Nov 2019
    Perfect Hostel! if you are looking for a laidback place that has that relaxed puerto vibe this is it. The combination between partying and peace of mind 🤙 Hostelowner Tommy and the Staff: Marie, Jade, Clement plus Poncho 🐕 welcome you with open arms! Cheers VIVO!
    Belgium, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    27 Oct 2019
    Great hostel, super comfortable beds, honesty system bar for beers at the front
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    23 Oct 2019
    We stayed at Vivo Escondido for five nights. On arrival we were made feel so welcome by the staff. There was such an inclusive positive atmosphere. Vivo had such a homely feel to it and all the facilities were perfect, the pool and free breakfasts were an added bonus. The relaxed atmosphere made it so easy to mingle with the other guests, but also made it so hard to leave. (We extended our stay!) Couldn’t recommend this hostel enough, from the 7 Irish Girls!
    Ireland, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    08 Oct 2019
    We chose to extend our stay it was so good, nice pool felt like you didn’t have to leave, great staff, cheap beers but you can bring your own. Added privacy with the bunk curtains
    New Zealand, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    03 Oct 2019
    Incredible people, beautiful hostel, and awesome location!! We intended to stay for three days and stayed for three weeks. Great place to meet people and go out, go to the beach, or just to chill by the pool. Highly recommend!!
    New Zealand, Couple, 18-24
  • 10.0


    28 Sep 2019
    Great hostel, good place to meet people
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7


    22 Oct 2019
    Fantastic hostel, shout out to Tommy and the team. Had a great experience here and would definitely recommend it to anyone thinking of going to puerto Escondido! Location was awesome, short stroll to the beach and the breakfast was good too!
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    20 Sep 2019
    Loved this hostel! It’s right by the beach which makes it the perfect stay for surf & beach days! The pool is a great bonus, if you need to cool down in the day. We enjoyed the party vibes here, the staff were keen to get everyone involved in drinking games which made it super easy to meet people. However, one new female member of staff was pretty rude to us during our stay which made for a bit of a hostile environment but the other members of staff were AMAZING! Kitchen facilities are great too
    England, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 5.4


    27 Oct 2019
    This hostel was such a disappointment after everything we had heard. I have never stayed somewhere so filthy, the toilets stink of stale urine, a smell that did not go the whole time we were there. Pretty sure there is no cleaner, it was filthy. Ironic that the dorm rules said ‘no drugs’ but everyone was high and inconsiderate including the owner. Only good thing was the location and the kind volunteers.
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 5.4


    19 Sep 2019
    The staff are friendly but the hostel itself did not live up to our expectation. We noticed that the bed sheets were filthy so we asked them to be changed which the staff member did without hesitation. Once the sheets was removed, the mattress underneath was literally black. The owner needs to replace the sheets and mattresses immediately. We slept on our own sleeping bag liners and reduced our stay. Their were other issues with noise, security and dirty bathrooms. Not recommended for couples
    England, Male, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Towels Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Swimming Pool
  • Housekeeping
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Games Room